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Why cities might want to start planning now for self-driving vehicles

Posted on Oct 22, 2018 in Buses, Cars, Perspective, Policy & Regulation, Trucks

The day autonomous vehicles outnumber manned vehicles is coming, and experts say transportation and urban planners, public policy makers...

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Tesla stopped promoting the ‘Full Self-Driving’ option for its cars

Posted on Oct 20, 2018 in Cars, News

Tesla has pulled a long-standing promise of a “Full Self-Driving” option for its cars from the order page on the company’s website. Elon...

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From Ford to Volkswagen, rivals become frenemies to share the cost and risk of building self-driving cars

Posted on Oct 20, 2018 in Cars, News

Politics, it’s been said, creates strange bedfellows. So does the auto industry these days. Ford this week announced plans to expand...

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Waymo releases guidelines for autonomous vehicle tech crash response

Posted on Oct 20, 2018 in Cars, News

Autonomous vehicle developer Waymo recently published a document titled “Waymo Fully Self-Driving Chrysler Pacifica Emergency...

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Waymo releases guidelines for autonomous vehicle tech crash response

Posted on Oct 20, 2018 in Editor’s Picks

Autonomous vehicle developer Waymo recently published a document titled “Waymo Fully Self-Driving Chrysler Pacifica Emergency Response...

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ZF takes 35 percent stake in autonomous driving specialist ASAP

Posted on Oct 19, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Car parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen said on Friday it acquired a 35 percent stake in ASAP, a Germany-based maker of software and testing...

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Why people keep rear-ending self-driving cars

Posted on Oct 18, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

The self-driving-car crashes that usually make the news are, unsurprisingly, either big and smashy or new and curious. The Apple that got...

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Shaken by hype, self-driving leaders adopt new strategy: Shutting up

Posted on Oct 18, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Three former executives at Google, Tesla and Uber who once raced to be the first to develop self-driving cars have adopted a new strategy:...

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Supplier looks to tech to reduce growing public fear of self-driving vehicles

Posted on Oct 18, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Auto supplier Continental AG is counting on technology to solve two big problems: traffic fatalities and the public’s growing skepticism,...

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National League of Cities unveils guide to piloting autonomous vehicles

Posted on Oct 18, 2018 in Buses, Cars, News, Trucks

The National League of Cities (NLC) released its newest report, “Autonomous Vehicle Pilots Across America,” which offers an analysis of...

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Drivers wildly overestimate what ‘semiautonomous’ cars can do

Posted on Oct 18, 2018 in Cars, Technology

CARS ARE GETTING smarter and more capable. They’re even starting to drive themselves, a little. And they’re becoming a cause...

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Cognata raises $18.5 million to grow its autonomous vehicle simulation platform

Posted on Oct 17, 2018 in Cars, Finance, News

Alphabet’s self-driving technology arm Waymo recently announced that it has now clocked 10 million self-driven miles on public roads —...

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Autonomous vehicles, AI and voice-enabled inventory among Domino’s Pizza tech initiatives, CEO says

Posted on Oct 17, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Jim Cramer hears from Domino’s Pizza CEO Ritch Allison after earnings about the company’s international growth, how he sees...

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Uber considers spinning off self-driving car unit

Posted on Oct 17, 2018 in Cars, News

Uber is considering taking minority stake investments to help finance its costly self-driving car unit amid pressure from investors ahead...

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Automated driving hype is dangerously confusing drivers, study reveals

Posted on Oct 17, 2018 in Cars, Knowledge Center, Reports

Thatcham Research, October 17, 2018 Research launched today shows that 71% of drivers around the world believe they can purchase a...

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Tesla’s full self driving: compare and contrast

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in Cars, Technology

In this confusing world, it is of comfort to many that things move in cycles: seasons, fashion trends and, sometimes, even markets....

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‘We’re not Google’ won’t cut it for TomTom

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in Cars

TomTom NV’s pitch to customers is simple: It’s not Google. Yet as jittery as carmakers might be about letting the Alphabet Inc. unit into...

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Key former Google engineer says safety wasn’t his primary concern when developing self-driving cars

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in Cars, News

A new report in The New Yorker details the events leading up to Waymo’s 2017 high-profile lawsuit alleging Uber stole its trade...

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Movement rises to keep humans, not robots, in the driver’s seat

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in Cars, Perspective

Car enthusiast McKeel Hagerty’s future changed in March 2017. He was at a car event in Vancouver, British Columbia, when a stranger...

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Elon Musk eyes early 2019 release for Tesla’s custom AI chip

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in Cars, News, Technology

Elon Musk has announced that Tesla’s new custom AI chip is about six months away from being installed in new production cars. The CEO said...

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